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was the victim of an acid attack now admits that it was self-inflicted. >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals the world's smallest cow. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging up the blownout well behind the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. for more on that, we go to kristin dahlgren, live in louisiana with more. ood morning. >> good morning to you, lynn. day 150 and that relief well that they started drilling shortly after this a started has finally intersected with the mccondo well some 2 1/2 miles below the floor of the gulf. admiral thad allen said that the two wells were connected and that the next step was to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanely seal it off. obviously, great news for people in this area, but really just one step in their recovery. oil ctinues to wash ashore. and this
of the strangest record breakers of the year. let's look at this dog who made it into the latest guinness book of world records. can you figure out why? yeah, yeah. i know you had the answer. homes for those in need? or, maybe you want to help improve our schools? whatever you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate for the causes you believe in at membersproject.com. take charge of making a difference. ♪ [ male announcer ] we touch a lot of things throughout the day. so it's nice that clorox disinfecting products help kill the germs that can live on surfaces for up to 48 hours. ♪ feels sweet when i can touch you ♪ sadly, no. oh. but i did pick up your dry cleaning and had your shoes shined. well, i made you a reservation at the sushi place around the corner. well, in that case, i better get back to these invoices... which i'll do right after making your favorite pancakes. you know what? i'm going to tidy up your side of the office. i can't hear you because i'm also making you a smoothie. [ male announcer ] marriott ho
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and straps to pull the distressed animal to safety. so far seems to be doing okay. >>> in new york, guinness world record folk promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date for one of the biggest and smallest stars, giant george, the world's tallest living dog, and bobo, the smallest. boo boo needed a boost to see george, but there was an instant connection. now for a look at your national weather, we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins with the forecast. >> do you think george is a happen dog? >> i hope not. >> a lot of those great danes think they are. george was pretty cute. let's talk about the hurricanes out there and the tropical storms. just got the new updates in. no big surprises, the biggest concern is down here in mexico where we are watching tropical storm karl. it's over the bay of cam peacpe now it looks like it will make landfall as a hurricane sometime on friday it shouldn't be too big, maybe a category 1, at worst a category 2. here is the forecast timing. it's a little slower than previous. it looks like landfall sometime late friday night into saturday morning
. >>> the world's tallest man and the world's shortest woman are both from turkey. the guinness book of records got them together saturday. the tallest man is 8" 3" tall. the shortest woman 2" 4.6" high. wonder if there was a love connection? this morning, tracking hurricane igor. i'm terrell brown. this is the "cbs morning news." words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen to the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. our job is to listen and find ways to help. that means working with communities. restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set up a $20 billion independently-run claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. and our efforts aren't coming at tax-payer expense. i know people are wondering-- now that the well is capped, is bp gonna meet its commitments? i was born in new orleans. my
, spending 121 days -- sorry. beating the old record of 107. submits it to guinness. guinness says, oh, sorry, we don't have any openings in that particular record this time around, we cannot accept what you've done. so basically, he did all this and then they rejected this guy and said no, you didn't break the record, you're not getting in the book here after all of that, all those snakes. he was with not only all -- two black mambas, two green mambas, all these dangerous snakes. and if you don't remember what the black mamba was, of course you remember the great movie "kill bill." the black mamba had that incredible scene where he killed that guy there and all that. can you imagine, he went to all these lengths, stayed in that room, and did not get in the book? >> you know what, though? i actually have to say i think the guinness book, they have really stringent rules -- >> they're strict. >> i think what they're basically saying is there was no one who could verify probably what he did. i mean i hate to be a pessimist but -- >> rules are rules, i guess, but guinness kind of want to prevent
. thank you. >>> do you like reading interesting stuff? how about the 2011 guinness book of world records? you will see some really fascinating stuff in there like this. that is a cow. call him dexter. he lives in england. he is 33 inches long. part of the newest set of strange animal facts compile in the latest edition. other animals who made this edition include a python. 24 et long. and then there is fluffy. lives at the columbus zoo. a peek knees in texas. the longest measured tongue of any dog. then this dog, anastasia, a terrier who managed to pop 100 balloons in less than 45 seconds. that made the guinness book of world records. susan kidd has one of them. my dog cannot do that but i don't want him to. >> good night. come back. >>> on our broadcast here tonight, hard times. here
was organized by the guinness world records to promote the 2011 "guinness book of world records." one little bite is all took. >> they are looking at each other going we look the same, they don't know. >>> some much-needed rain is falling outside. >> bob turk has the latest >> bob turk has the latest after this commercial break. ,,, yeah, but... what.. happened to the back there? well, here's the thing: this was the only "sporty two-seater" they had on my budget. uh-huh. and the seats go all the way back. (announcer) settling for less is not smart. what is smart is getting more car for your money at carmax. for the money you'd spend on a stripped down new car, you could get a fully loaded, guaranteed-quality used car at carmax. now more than ever, the smart choice is carmax. the way car buying should be. >>> strong thunderstorm activity. a whole batch has moved through the elkton area. it's moving into much of delaware and new castle county. delaware overs reported wind gusts at 59 miles per hour a few minutes ago with that cell right to the east. you zoom in and there's the heavy activity
a spot in the history books. they are the latest inductees into the guinness world records and earlier, i levs about the w winners and categories. stuff to make us laugh. >> i love doing the show, the most fun stuff. the animal least likely to be named fluffy, longest snake in the world. look at the picture. this is winning -- that is one python. >> no. >> look at the thing, ret tick lated python. >> from where? >> the columbus zoo in ohio. >> what? >>> it is 24 feet long, 7.3 meters long. one snake. >> where do they get that sucker from? that is huge. >> can you believe? what is fluffy about it. >> that is the name, fluffy? oh that is little lairious. >> i love t something more likely to be named fluffy this jack russell terrier, see that is what you were thinking. >> you know, not really a good name for a terrier. you know? >> look at this terrier. >> go ahead. >> this terrier named anastasia in california on in the book for popping 100 balloons in the fastest time by a dog, 44.49 seconds. they will give records to anything. apparently, anastasia sees a balloon in public, she goes wild
it, right? the folks at guinness world records say she's officially become the most searched-for female on the internet. and she edges out sarah palin. she previously held that title. >>> now to the music charts. for a second straight week, you'll find katy perry's "teenage dream" at the top of the billboard 100. >> taking command of billboard's digital songs list, "just the way you are." bruno mars. that's a rundown of the number ones. let's play it to break. ♪ [ female announcer ] be proud to admit your age. i'm 43. [ female announcer ] only roc® retinol correxion deep wrinkle night cream is clinically proven to give 10 years back to the look of skin. diminishing the look of even deep wrinkles. 10 years? i'll take that! [ female announcer ] roc® we keep our promises. 10 years? i'll take that! our points from chase sapphire preferred are worth 25% more on travel. we're like forget florida, we're going on a safari. so we're on the serengeti, and seth finds a really big bone. we're talking huge. they dig it up, put it in the natural history museum and we get to name it. se
of the 2011 guinness book of world records. >> look at that little dog and you would say look at that little booboo. >> that's exactly what you would do. it's smaller than the book. >> it's not the size of the dog, the size of the fight in the dog. maybe booboo is tough. >> you don't know. you guys have dogs, not as small as booboo. >> i have a dog that would eat booboo for lunch. >> here is your forecast first. we have showers out there. we'll show you doppler in a second. >>> the next three days we bounce back great tomorrow, becoming mostly sunny, low 80s. low 80s on saturday. and low 80s on sunday. we do have some clouds on sunday and maybe a sprinkle, maybe a shower. not a big deal. get your tailgate on. not a big deal. mostly cloudy and warm. light shower possible. temperatures 75-82. and that should cover the entire span of the game. we'll break down tomorrow. sunglasses needed, please. 70 to start and then 79 by lunchtime, 83 by evening. originally i thought it might be breezy tomorrow. i don't think it will be. it will be northwest at 10, occasionally 15. right now still 81 downtown
a trillion for cops to follow. a new twist on underwater sports. and the guinness book of world records name the tallest man and the shortest woman in the world. all stories that make you say what? police in electilexington, kent didn't to have look far for the robber suspect. he left a trail of coins in his tracks. two men health up a restaurant as the thi man stood outside as a lokout. when they left they dropped coins out of the register. officers followed the trail and found one of the robbers hiding. police are now searching for the other two. >>> a siberian divers club is celebrating the end of their diving season with an unusual competition. take a look. an underwater cyclingnd skiing race. this contest took place close to the shore of a make where the water was just ten feet deep. divers were divided into two team. one was on bikes, another on skis. they look like they were having fun. not being too success envelop either endeavour. the world's tallest man met the shortest woman. th are latest edition to the record books. the 28-year-old man stands at 8'3". he is still growing, folks
-watering guinness record for the biggest chocolate bar in the world. look at that. the ginormous block of dark chocolate weighed a whopping 9,700 pounds. it was 18 feet wide and 9 feet -- 18 feet long, rather, and 9 feet wide and 10 inches thick. >> wow. well, the chocolate will be doled out to the public next month in celebration of that company's tenth anniversary. >> i need to know how many calories are in that, but i won't ask. >> just a few hundred thousand. >> we'll be right back. ♪ chocolate sundae ♪ sundae chocolate sundae you go next if you had a hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie: "it's by far the best chair i've ever owned." terri: "last year, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for "little or no money." jim plunkitt: "no cost. absolutely no cost to me." breaking news...when you call toda
, a meeting between two guinness world recor holders turns into one of the ranger photo-ops ever. the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the world's shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly, both record holders are from turkey. the two met at the launch of the latest edition of the guinss book. two very different people with a lot in common. >>> and that's "news 4 midday." thank you for joining us this morning. be sure to come back and join news 4 beginning at 4:00, 5:00, d 6:00 later today for the latest on this day's news. >>> we'll be back tomorrow morning at 11:00 with "news 4 idday." until then, have a great day and we'll see you later ts afternoon. activia is better than ever! isn't this the yogurt hey, you guys. want to try'? that, you know... helps regulate your digestive system. helpooh, i think i'll pass. no, no, no! trust me. it is beyond tasty. mmm! wow! i can't believe it, i love it! mmm, this iseally od! new best tasting activia ever! ♪ activia now you can join the fight against breast cancer every time you enjoy an activia. give hope with every cup of activia.
record. only 33 inches tall. this dexter breed of cow is now in the guinness record book as the world's smallest bovine. her name is swallow, she hails from the u.k., about the size of a small sheep or maybe a big dog. her owners say this mini m ofpl o likes listen to go popular music on the radio. jenna: who doesn't! another animal setting a guinness record, check out nastacia, she's aterrer. that little gal broke the record for popping # hundred tkpwhraopbs in the fastest time, clocking other trail of destruction in a mere 44.49 seconds, an average of two more than two tkpwhraopbs a second. you know, who knew there was a world record for that, but anastacia now holds it. jon: when she's done holding all that helium, she barks in an even higher voice! >>> here's the question being asked in the u.k. right now. was the pope's life in danger? five men under arrest in london. british police, reviewing the holy father's security as they investigate a reported assassination attempt. scotland yard, on the case. >>> and hanging ten to the extremes, surfers taking on the biggest waves in the
's tallest dog in new york to celebrate the release of the 2011 guinness book of world records which has a special section on amazing animals. on the right is giant giant -- giant george from arizona, and he is 7-3. and on his left, booboo, a chihuahua from kentucky and she's four years old and weighs just two pounds. that will do it for this hour. we'll turn things over to tony and allison for the next hour. >> here is a look at the stories we're working on for the next hour. the day after a big election if our area, democrats across its region are coming together in preparation to move forward. we're live at a unit breakfast with the latest. >>> plus the scandal at arlington national cemetery continues this morning. families heart broken as new information is coming out about mixups. >>> and a surprising trend when it comes to retirement. more and more folks are actually dreading the move. we'll tell you why and give you tips for preparing for life after work. >>> tucker barnes busy in the weather center, keeping track of changes on the way for our forecast. >> very busy over here. goo
. it was streamed live online. according to the guinness book of world records they had to stand in a public venue. just for the record, the guys are not a couple. they're just friends. >>> just because you can't really get enough of it, video of a masked chicken dance, all part of the kickoff for the 2010 oktoberfest in cincinnati. ufc fighter led the dance on fountain square. >>> all right. it's a new hour. i've got a new rundown. if you thought "an inconvenient truth" was controversial, you haven't seen anything yet. a new film that pulls no punches when it comes to america's broken schools. >>> chris rock said it best. there is a difference between being rich and being wealthy. it's not easy building wealth in america. we'll look at building up wealth and building up families and america. >>> christine o'donnell is the inspiration for the word play. we'll stir the pot a little with this one or maybe i should say we're going to sir the called ronl. >> they say the recession was over last year making it the longest recession since world war ii. this organization, the nbr is considered by many to
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